Introduction to natural textile fibres

  title={Introduction to natural textile fibres},
  author={Ryszard M. Kozłowski and Maria Mackiewicz-Talarczyk},
  journal={Handbook of Natural Fibres},
Abstract Natural fibres with their long history of serving mankind are very important in a wide range of applications, and they compete and coexist in the 21st century with man-made fibres, especially as far as quality, sustainability and economy of production are concerned. This ‘Introduction’ describes the classification of natural fibres, levels of production and advantages derived from their excellent permeability, biodegradability and healthy properties. Natural fibres conduct heat, can be… 

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